Category Archives: Family

Happily Ever After

I am a sucker for a romantic movie and a deliciously soppy ending. My heart rejoices at the tender sentiment of romantic love as I watch the beautiful couple finally realize that they are meant to be together and kiss … Continue reading

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The Story of a Life

I am someone who subscribes wholeheartedly to the concept that the human body has the innate and miraculous ability to heal itself. Accordingly, I tend to lean more toward naturopathy, homeopathy, chiropractic and energy medicine rather than the mainstream allopathic … Continue reading

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The Aroma of Love

I am a passionate baker who has been dabbling in the scrumptious art of combining flour, sugar, butter and a warm oven since the tender age of ten. When I started to experiment with baking, my speciality was chocolate chip … Continue reading

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The Call

For the past six years I have been emotionally bombarded by voices. I have tried to shut them out and push them away but they have droned on in relentless detail about everything that Michael has done or not done. … Continue reading

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What Tiggers Do Best

I am somewhat loath to admit that unlike thousands upon thousands of children’s literature devotees, I am not a big fan of the Winnie-the-Pooh stories. Rabbit drives me crazy with his bossy and anal personality, Piglet is a flibbertigibbet and … Continue reading

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Let it Be

Seven months ago I pushed a painful truth down as far as it would go. I got busy and ignored its quiet but persistent knocking at my subconscious. I believed that I could go about my business and let it … Continue reading

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Agonizing Uncertainty

As I sit down to write, I am acutely aware of a rather large elephant sitting on my chest. I think that he has probably been with me all through the summer but seems to have gained considerable weight with … Continue reading

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Go the Distance

In the days following my surrender to depression and grief I have been feeling as if a great weight is slowly being lifted from my chest. Finally ‘coming clean’ about just how much I am struggling is releasing me from … Continue reading

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go

Michael and Zachary share a room in our new house and the customary bedtime ritual is to lie on Michael’s bottom bunk bed and read bedtime stories to both boys. When I am the parent on bedtime duty I am … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole

We have been on holiday for the past two wonderful weeks. The first week of the holiday was at my family cottage in Georgian Bay where we swam, played, fished, laughed, frog hunted, ate sumptuous meals and felt the stress … Continue reading

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